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Welcome Bill Aerts

The Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity is pleased to welcome Bill Aerts as its new Managing Director. Bill is an expert in the area of medical device cybersecurity.

Students participating in an internship in Summer 2021.

The University of Minnesota is proud to announce its new Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity (CMDC). The center will foster university-industry-government collaborations to ensure that medical devices are both safe and secure from the growing number of cybersecurity threats. 

CMDC Preview

When people think of Medical device cybersecurity they most often think about privacy, the protection of patient data and HIPAA compliance.  While this remains the focus of many in the industry, cybersecurity professionals are increasingly concerned about the potential impact of security on patient health and safety. 

Dan Mooradian and Michael Johnson are both Honeywell/James J. Renier chairs in Technology Management at the Technological Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota (TLI). Read about their take on how medical device cybersecurity is changing.

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In collaboration with the Technological Leadership Institute (TLI), the CMDC invites you to participate in its inaugural short course offering: Introduction to Medical Device Cybersecurity. 

We are thrilled to offer this professional development opportunity for the medical device cybersecurity community. Click through to learn more about the course and how you can register to attend. 

Event participants.

On Monday, April 12, UMN CMDC experts and industry partners came together virtually for the Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity Symposium and Capture the Flag Event.